Funding Priorities

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The Buck Foundation offers support in the following areas:

Economic Assistance: Improving the quality of life for emotionally, physically, economically, or intellectually disadvantaged families and persons including children who lack the resources to help themselves.

Public Policy and Advocacy: Realizing that change requires advocacy, we welcome grant requests from organizations that engage in public policy and advocacy. The Buck Foundation is increasing its support for organizations engaged in advocacy and public policy change.

Social Services: Addressing social issues facing women, children, and families by supporting programs that provide services in areas such as domestic violence, homelessness, drug abuse, and legal assistance.

Education: Addressing only the issues that support at-risk and low-income K-12 students by supporting programs that will improve the quality of education and encourage those students to excel and become future leaders.